Mastery of the Machine: The Industrial Revolution, 1764 to 1914
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Facts of Factories
The Industrial Revolution builds wealth in new ways.
Life in the Big City
Rapid urbanization made civilized life more difficult.
Cleaning Up the Mess
After the fall of Napoleon, the conservative leaders of Europe tried to rebuild states and regimes.
For the Workers
Various kinds of socialism responded to needs caused by the Industrial Revolution.
The Machinery of Nature
The Scientific Revolution expanded to geology, biology, medicine, and the social sciences.